Ronald Marchesani has joined Alvotech as Senior Vice President and Head of Quality. With more than forty years in the Quality field of drug and biologics manufacturing, Ron brings a wealth of experience to Alvotech and our ambitions of becoming the leading company in our field.
Prior to Alvotech, Ron was the SVP of the QA Center at Samsung Biologics in South Korea. He was responsible for all Quality and Quality Control departments for the manufacturing and release of biologics and small molecule clinical and commercial products and lead that organization’s first 7 successful multi-site, international mammalian cell manufacturing inspections.
To call Ron’s experience in Quality extensive is an understatement. Prior to Samsung, Ron held executive Quality positions at Amgen and Onyx Pharmaceuticals, headed the west coast office at BCG, headed Corporate Compliance (cGMP) at Genentech, and gained vaccine manufacturing exposure while at Shire Biologics and Acrambis.
Ronald received his BS. Chemistry/Biology from the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, USA and started his career in the radiopharmaceutical industry at Medi Physics (Miami Lakes, Fla, USA).
Ron is currently relocating to Reykjavik, where he will take up responsibility for Quality across our organization and development activities.